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2014-06-09 08:25:24

Driver joins 10-year camp vet Kris Freeman to help inspire children with type 1 diabetes nationwide INDIANAPOLIS, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- News Highlights: -- #Lilly #Diabetes boosts Camp Care Package speaker program adding 20-yr-old NASCAR @driverRyanReed; cheers 10 yrs with skier Kris Freeman When NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) driver Ryan Reed set out to plan his summer, canoeing and archery may not have been on his to-do list...but they are now. Today, Lilly Diabetes...

2014-06-04 08:33:25

MONTREAL, June 4, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A Canadian study has identified a new strategy for improving the care of patients living with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) by empowering them to manage their own insulin therapy. The START study (Self-Titration with Apidra® to Reach Target)(1), the first research of its kind, found that T2D patients adjusting their own insulin doses can control the disease and achieve blood sugar targets just as safely and effectively as patients whose treatment is...

2014-06-03 23:07:23

In an effort to increase awareness about the dangers associated with Metabolic Syndrome, Health News Wires is giving away their $19.99 e-book for free for a limited time. The new e-book defines metabolic syndrome and shares tips to lose weight, lower blood sugar and prevent risk factors associated with the dangerous condition. Boston, Ma (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Free for a limited time, the Metabolic Syndrome: Breaking the Cycle free e-book and video from Health News Wires share important...

2014-05-31 23:04:47

Market Size - $4.9 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 17.6%, Market Trends – Substitution of human insulin by analogs new report by Grand View Research. View complete report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/asia-pacific-insulin-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 The Asia Pacific market for Insulin is expected to reach USD 15.04 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing regional prevalence of diabetes,...

2014-05-31 23:01:09

DailyGossip.org publishes a review that promises to reveal the secrets to one of the most popular natural diabetes cure methods at the moment. The Reverse Your Diabetes Today program was developed by Matt Traverso, a popular nutritionist. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 According to the recent review that can be accessed by sufferers on DailyGossip.org, this is a complex natural cure program. The method can be found as amazingly effective by people who suffer from this cruel...

2014-05-30 23:14:20

Griffin Hospital released a statement to alert patients who received insulin shots at the hospital between Sept. 1, 2008 and May 7, 2014 that they may be at risk for disease transmission. Stamford, Connecticut (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Griffin Hospital released a statement announcing that patients treated at the hospital may have been exposed to disease transmission via a mishandling of insulin pens. According to NBC, Griffin Hospital wrote in a statement that single use insulin pens used...

2014-05-29 08:29:17

RALEIGH, N.C., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Islet Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: ISLT), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel technologies for the diagnosis and treatment of metabolic disease, announced today the appointment of Steven Delmar, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Delmar brings more than 35 years of financial and operational executive leadership experience to the company, serving most recently as Director of Business Operations at Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)....

2014-05-27 16:25:01

INDIANAPOLIS, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will conduct a conference call on June 16 for the media and investment community to provide detailed updates for dulaglutide, its investigational glucagon-like receptor agonist (GLP-1) being studied for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The call, which is being held in conjunction with the 74(th )American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions, will include updates on Phase III data for dulaglutide,...

2014-05-26 13:31:52

University of Montreal A signal that promotes insulin secretion and reduces hyperglycemia in a type 2 diabetes animal model is enhanced by the inhibition of a novel enzyme discovered by CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) and University of Montreal researchers. The team is part of the Montreal Diabetes Research Center and their study, published recently in Cell Metabolism, was directed by researchers Marc Prentki and Murthy Madiraju. Insulin is an important hormone in our body that controls...

2014-05-26 08:22:34

INVOKANA((TM) )offers a new approach to treatment TORONTO, May 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Janssen Inc. announced today that Health Canada has approved INVOKANA((TM) )(canagliflozin), an oral, once-daily prescription treatment used to lower blood glucose (sugar) levels in adults with type 2 diabetes.(1) INVOKANA((TM) )belongs to a new class of medications called sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors that offers a novel approach to treating diabetes by increasing the loss of...

Latest Insulin Reference Libraries

2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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